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E-Learn 2004--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

2004

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Janice Nall; Robby Robson

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Number of papers: 551

  1. Student perceptions of AV-interactive and live classroom teaching

    William Irwin & Barber William, Appalachian State University, United States

    Distance education through internet resources, videotaped lectures, and satellite-fed interactive classrooms has emerged as an application of technology to meet student and institutional needs.... More

    pp. 319-321

  2. Does technology education by a teacher education program change the way graduates of that program teach?

    Angela Johnson & Betty Johnson, St. Mary's College of Maryland, United States

    Report on the evaluation of a teacher education program in a small, rural county to determine whether their program is affecting how teachers are using technology in the public schools. As... More

    pp. 322-325

  3. Evaluation of an Online Faculty Development Course From The Point of View of Participants

    Isil Kabakci & Hatice Ferhan Odabasi, Anadolu University, Turkey

    Faculty development is important for the personal and professional development of faculty as well as for the institutional development of universities. To insure the success of faculty development ... More

    pp. 326-331

  4. Cost Analysis of an e-Learning Enhanced Course

    Edward Kazlauskas, Hans Kuehl & Laawrence Picus, University of Southern California, United States

    The paper provides an overview of a Mellon Foundation funded project that evaluated a university-level linear circuits course that incorporates the use e-learning technology in homework. This is... More

    pp. 332-337

  5. Potential Areas in Calculating Return On Investment for E-learning: An investigation through case studies

    Minjeong Kim, Miyoung Lee & Sanghoon Park, Florida State University, United States

    The purpose of this paper is two fold. First, it introduces some cases of e-learning ROI. It focuses on what areas current e-learning ROI studies include and what are each case's benefits or... More

    pp. 338-341

  6. Usability Testing on a Shoestring

    Jan Knight & Garry Forger, The University of Arizona, United States

    Abstract: Web sites are an integral to government funded educational projects and grants. To receive this type of funding a commitment of evaluation and assessment of the project is required,... More

    pp. 342-345

  7. Innovative Online Instruction at a Research University: Development and Implementation of a Comprehensive Evaluation System

    Jeffrey Kromrey, Kristine Hogarty, Ann Barron, Lou Carey, Shauna Schullo, Amy Hilbelink & Melissa Venable, University of South Florida, United States

    This study describes the development and implementation of an evaluation system applied to newly created masters level online programs at a major metropolitan research university. A systematic... More

    pp. 346-351

  8. Evaluation of Online Instruction

    Lorraine Leavitt, National University, United States

    With the growing number of online education programs, there is an increasing need for studies that evaluate the efficacy of online courses. National University, the second largest teaching... More

    pp. 352-356

  9. Finding Return On Investment Factors in E-Learning

    Miyoung Lee, Sanghoon Park & Minjeong Kim, Florida State University, United States

    Abstract: From recent research, it is evident that measuring ROI in E-Learning is one of least studied areas in this field, despite the increased need for providing specific guideline for measuring... More

    pp. 357-360

  10. How to Measure Team Communication in Web-based Collaborative Learning: The Application of SNA (Social Network Analysis)

    Miyoung Lee & Youngmin Lee, Florida State University, United States

    Abstract: From recent research, it is evident that team coordination is one of least studied areas in this field, despite the increased need for supporting team coordination of joint tasks. The... More

    pp. 361-366

  11. Preliminary Analysis of Evaluation Criteria in E-Learning Return On Investment (ROI)

    Youngmin Lee, Chanhee Son & Minjeong Kim, Florida State University, United States

    The purpose of this paper was to investigate the evaluation criteria with regard to e-learning programs. This paper explored the various evaluation criteria based on the review of literature and... More

    pp. 367-369

  12. Comparison of E-Learning in Distance Education in Different Cultural Settings

    Geping Liu, Southwest China Normal University, China; Youmei Liu, University of Houston, United States; Guoli Liang, University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, United States; Jihua Song, Beijing Normal University, China; Jian Liao, Southwest China Normal University, China; Guifang Li, Beijing Normal University, China; Meng-Fen Lin, University of Houston, United States

    This study is to compare the evaluation of e-learning programs in distance education in different cultural settings. The two compared institutions are University of Houston in the United States and... More

    pp. 370-374

  13. Course Assessment of E-Learning in Southwest China

    Geping Liu, Southwest China Normal University, China; Youmei Liu, University of Houston, United States; Guoli Liang, University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, United States; Jihua Song, Beijing Normal University, China; Caiqiang Li, Southwest China Normal University, China; Guifang Li, Beijing Normal University, China

    This study is to compare the evaluation of e-learning programs in distance education in different cultural settings. The two compared institutions are University of Houston in the United States and... More

    pp. 375-378

  14. Assessment Strategies for Teaching in the Online Environment

    Marilyn Lockhart & Art Bangert, Montana State University, United States

    The need to assess teaching in the distance education arena is great. However, the assessment methods, such as traditional end-of-course student evaluations, that have been used over the past... More

    pp. 379-381

  15. Redesigning Courses for the Web: How Measurement Informs the Process

    Ralph Locklin, Andrew Wiesner & Paul Howell, Pennsylvania State University, United States

    Abstract: There is no shortage of published information that describes and discusses tactics for recasting college level courses for web delivery. However, much of this literature is silent on... More

    pp. 382-387

  16. Sense of Community as Found in Three Institutions of Higher Education: A Metric for Assessment

    Robert Lucking, Old Dominion University, United States; Fred Rovai & Merv Wighting, Regent University, United States; Ed Christmann, Slippery Rock University, United States

    This presentation will summarize a body of research centering on the measurement of students' sense of community within a variety of university learning environments. The findings of this research ... More

    pp. 388-393

  17. Need On-line Distant Learning Be Inferior to Face-to-face Learning?

    Yukari Makino, Kansai University, Japan

    One of the oppositions to distant learning with ICT (Information and Communication Technology), untraditional tool that it is, stems from a blind reliance on face-to-face learning in a collective... More

    pp. 394-401

  18. Student Satisfaction with Web-Based Educational Resources for Computer and Information Science: Teaching with the Merlot Collection

    Emrah Orhun, Troy University Montgomery, United States

    MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching) is a Web-based open resource primarily for faculty and students in higher education that aims to alleviate the problem of... More

    pp. 402-409

  19. A Framework for an ET Program’s Evaluation: An Expanded Kirkpatrick’s Four-Level Model

    Cheng-Chang Pan, Rene Corbeil & Michael Sullivan, University of Texas at Brownsville, United States

    The present paper is intended to foster a theoretical framework for a Web-based Educational Technology graduate program's evaluation in an U.S. southern state university. Corresponding to two key... More

    pp. 410-415

  20. Searching for Optimized ROI Process for E-Learning

    Sanghoon Park, Minjeong Kim & Jeeheon Ryu, Florida State University, United States

    E -Learning has been considered as an effective training method providing cost-saving solution which traditional classroom training fail to provide. The ROI has been a main issue in training field ... More

    pp. 416-419